ROSEMARY CHICKEN, SWEET POTATO AND POMEGRANATE SALAD WITH BLUE CHEESE

That whole gut makeover month really reignited a love of blue cheese for me. And wholesome, hearty salads like this one. Golden chicken breast? Yes please! With sticky sweet potato and all the bitter leaves… yum! All finished with creamy blue cheese that melts onto the warm chicken and vegetables. Now we’re really talking.

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MEAL PLANS WEEK 35

Hey folks, how’s your week been? Mine has involved pasta and dumplings so it’s been pretty amazing. Haha so easy to please. Now if only I liked people as much as I liked food…

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ROAST CHICKEN WITH A ZUCCHINI AND LEEK STUFFING

I’ve posted a few roast chicken recipes before but this one tastes really different to the others. Stuffing it with the lemony zucchini and leek mixture imparts so much juiciness and flavour. You’re going to love it.

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BANANA, STRAWBERRY AND COCONUT PANCAKES FOR ONE

This recipe is sooooo easy. You can double it if you’re making them for 2 or eat your little mini stack yourself. Or make a double batch on Sunday and quicly reheat a serve in a pan on Monday morning, no more Monday blues that way. They’re gluten free, refined sugar free, dairy free and delicious.

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LOADED PARSNIP FRIES

Give me all the fries. Give me all the parsnip. Yeah that last bit might sound weird but I’m obsessed. I like them waaaaay better than sweet potato fries. And they’re way easier to get crispy and golden too.

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MEAL PLANS WEEK 34

Today is the last day of the gut makeover! 4 weeks of no caffeine, grains, legumes, dairy, alcohol and sugar done and dusted! This weeks Plan A will still reflect how I’ve been eating for the last week and Plan B will be the usual vegetarian plan. I’m also going to reflect a little on how I’ve found this whole gut make over thing.

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CARROT CAKE CHIA PUDDING

How great is carrot cake? And how good is chia pudding? Why haven’t I tried to combine the two before? I mean, it’s also a brilliant way of including an extra serve of vegetables at breakfast. Plus it’s filled with warm spices and makes your kitchen smell amazing.

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FISH SAAG WITH ALL THE EXTRA GREENS

I really had no idea what to call this! But as we were first trying it my housemate said ‘it’s sort of like a saag curry’ so I’m going with that. Thanks Selena! The sauce is super easy to make and full of all the good stuff – greens, herbs, ginger, turmeric and so on. The flavour is a fresh and relatively mild curry that’s perfect with delicate fish.

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ROASTED ZA’ATAR PUMPKIN WITH BLUE CHEESE RANCH DRESSING

This is taking sides to a whole new level. For the lat 2 weeks I’ve started each week with a batch of this pumpkin in my fridge to add to different salads and meals through the week because it makes me look forward to eating whatever it is that I add it to.

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MEAL PLANS WEEK 33

Whoop Whoop it’s meal plan time again! And it’s my last week of the Gut Makeover! This weeks PLAN A will again be gut makeover friendly for any of those thinking of doing it or just trying to eat less carbs. However, this week I’ve been eating some fermented dairy so it’s still gluten free but no longer strictly paleo or dairy free. And I can’t tell you how excited I was to eat cheese.

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